Let’s explore "the middle" of something... The middle of an exam or driving test and not knowing where you stand. The in-between of working and the anxiety of getting paid. The middle weeks of pregnancy and the uncertainty it can bring. The middle child of the family who isn’t like the eldest and nothing like… Continue reading Are you piggy in the middle?
When I was 13 years old, I had finally decided what I wanted to do in life; career wise anyway. I was going to be a music teacher in a secondary school. At my options evening at school, year 9, I worked out the path I was going to take. I was going to do… Continue reading Making It Happen in music – Our Denice, Neecy Allen
I know it’s a weird title to find in the ‘Soul Food’ section right? Bear with me… Finsbury Park has been a regular underground stop for me for the past 15 years now, and more recently, a source of inspiration for this article. I was coming through there the other night and I was just… Continue reading Finsbury Park station!
Quite content with the way my life was heading, I looked forward to everyday with God. I was making my dreams come true, going after what I wanted and trying to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Of course I knew I wanted to find the right person at some point in… Continue reading Worth the wait…
Take a look at these lyrics from Katy Perry’s lovely song, Firework… Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind wanting to start again? Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin like a house of cards, one blow from caving in? Do you ever feel already buried deep? 6 feet under screams but no… Continue reading The 24-hr Ignition
Every other headline today is about a high profile celebrity cheating on their spouse or partner. In recent weeks we have had Tiger Woods, Ashley Cole, John Terry, Wayne Rooney and even the seemingly innocent Mark Owen all admit (or not deny) to having multiple affairs with numerous amounts of women. Going back a few years Michael Douglas had… Continue reading No need for repentance?
When we were children, discovering the wonders of the world, expectations, desire and hope were a natural part of us. We were fascinated by fairytales and hoped that our prince would one day come; we hoped that there would be a pot of gold at the end of our rainbow and that good would always overcome evil. We never expected anything less. When things didn’t initially go… Continue reading Hope hard (again)!
I started to go to church regularly by my own decision from when I was 14 years old. I was young and very naïve. I had my pre-conceived ideas of God and what it was to believe. However, this frame of mind that I had regarding the things of God was gradually being unpicked, broken… Continue reading Have Your Own Faith!
'Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day teach a man to fish and he'll eat for a lifetime'? But what if all you want is a “fish”? What if you’ve been putting all your energy into getting that “fish” for years? What if someone has been trying to teach you how… Continue reading Give a man a fish!
I’ve been in Africa now for a year and it has been a learning curve to say the least! I came here in December 2012 and have literally had to build my life from scratch out here. Ghana to be precise. I had to find a place to live, find a job, build a marriage, etc. What a… Continue reading Get the wine out!